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How do you copy and paste?

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Quick Answer

Choose the option to copy and paste from the right-click menu, or use the shortcut keys to copy and paste in fewer steps. You need an Android phone or a Windows, Mac or Linux computer to complete the process.

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  1. Open the source document or folder

    Open the document or folder that contains the text or file you would like to copy.

  2. Open the destination document or folder

    Open the document or folder for pasting your copied text or file. Separate the source and destination windows to each side of the screen.

  3. Copy the text or file

    If you want to copy text, highlight and right-click the text in the document. Select Copy from the pop-up menu. If you want to copy a file, right-click the file in the folder, and select Copy. Alternatively, use the shortcut keys Control-C in Windows and Linux or Command-C on a Mac. For Android, long-press the file or text, and tap the Copy icon in the header.

  4. Paste the text or file

    In the destination document or folder, right-click a blank area, and select Paste from the pop-up menu. You can also use the shortcut keys Control-V in Windows and Linux or Command-V on a Mac. For Android, long-press an area, and select Paste.

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